Mount Washington State Forest

Address

165A East St., Mount Washington, MA 01258
Dogs Allowed

Details of Mount Washington State Forest

Overview of Mount Washington State Forest

The re-grown red oak northern hardwood forest of Mt. Washington State Forest offers more than 30 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. Hike the South Taconic Trail to the 2,250 ft. elev. summit of Alander Mountain for a breathtaking view.

Hours for Mount Washington State Forest

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Mount Washington State Forest

You may only park in the designated lot at the park headquarters on East Street. Parking is free.

Activities at Mount Washington State Forest

A person walking through the woods.

Hiking

With more than 30 miles of trails, there's plenty to explore across Mt. Washington.
Campsite set up along the rugged mountain trails.

Wilderness (or backcountry) Camping

Download the map to see where Mount Washington's backcountry camping options are.

All Activities at Mount Washington State Forest

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking

Facilities at Mount Washington State Forest

Restrictions at Mount Washington State Forest

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • No motorized off-road vehicles
  • No snowmobiles
  • Trash Policy Lug in/ Lug out

Read the rules for hunting in state parks

More info for Mount Washington State Forest

Wilderness (or backcountry) camping

  • Camping is permitted year-round. Sites are available on a first-come-first-served basis. 
  • Limit up to 5 people at each site
  • Fires are allowed only at designated pits.
  • Leave No Trace outdoor ethics are strongly encouraged.

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